Speech to Text for Tyler Trent posthumously receives Stuart Scott ENSPIRE Award at ESPN's Sports Humanitarian Awards
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news 18. 3 tyler trent's fighting spirit continues to be heard around the country.the purdue superfan was honored posthumously tuesday evening with the stuart scott enspire award at the sports humanitarian awards.it honors those who have a positive influence throughout the world using the power of sports.news 18's jordan burrows asked tyler's father what this would mean to his son. 3<tony: this is tyler's dream.a dream to be on the big stage, a dream to be at the espy's. tony: i wish tyler could see his what life did for other people.he had a dream to become a journalist at purdue university and write captivating stories. i'm sure he never thought how we could captivate the sports world with all the good he had to offer.tony: there's so much good happening and wish you people would just grasp a hold it.the same way tyler did while in the hospital during chemo.tony: he would literally watch jimmy v's speech and stuart scott's speech almost every night.espn video: when you die it espn video: every night.speech almost stuart scott's v's speech and watch jimmy literally would tony: he during chemo.in the hospital tyler did while in the hospital during chemo.tony: he would literally watch jimmy v's speech and stuart scott's speech almost every night.espn video: when you die it does not mean you lose to cancer.you beat cancer by how you live why you live and in the manner in which you live. the manner in which tyler lived...using his war with cancer to encourage, to strengthen to fight.strengthen to encourage, to cancer to his war with lived...using which tyler lived...using his war with cancer to encourage, to strengthen to fight.a fight that rik zortman knows all too well. his 3 year old son lost his battle with brain cancer in 2009.standup: the 45-year-old man iowa man visited indiana for the first time in his life tuesday. he runs routes and tracks them through gps for kids and adults battling cancer. well we met right cancer. well battling cancer. well we met right here on purdue's campus.e showed me the route he ran tuesday. it spells tyler.rik: as of today i have done 800 names.name 799 was 21-year-old tyler trent.rik: whatever name it is i feel honored to do that.rk: my son had a saying that rk: my son had that.honored to do name it is i feel rik: whatever tyler trent.21-year-old tyler trent. rik: whatever name it is i feel honored to do that.rk: my son had a saying that cancer is yucky. it's just one of those things where it's a dirty 6 letter word that people do not want to discuss. but it's exactly what tyler wanted to discuss. the reason why tony says his son eant so much to so many people.tony: we get the comment, man i wish i would have met tyler or man i wish i could have been a part of his life.jb news 18.> 3 the trent's received 100 thousand dollars to go along with the award.50 thousand will go toward riley hospital for children.and 25 thousand will go to both purdue's center for cancer research